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Schools Offering English Programs in Georgia

Each year, roughly 0.6% of Georgia students graduate with degrees in English. That means an estimated 1,528 english professionals graduate from Georgia's 52 English schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a English program is Emory University. Emory University, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Atlanta. 85 students graduated with a degree in English from Emory University in 2010. Students at Emory University paid $39,158 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Georgia that has a English program is University of Georgia. University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th in the country in 2010, is located in Athens. In 2010, University of Georgia graduated 212 students from its English program. The tuition rate at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

Georgia State University, which is located in Atlanta, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a English program. It received a ranking of 32nd in the country in 2010. 154 students graduated with degree in English from Georgia State University in 2010. Tuition at Georgia State University was $8,698 per year.


If you are hoping to attend one of Georgia's English schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $11,723 per year, though tuition can range from $39,158 per year to $1,863 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Georgia English schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The English schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
  2. Gwinnett Technical College - located in Lawrenceville, students are charged $2,064 per year
  3. Southern Crescent Technical College - located in Griffin, students are charged $2,268 per year

An English degree from a Georgia school... what next?

In Georgia, the largest numbers of english professional work in the following counties:

  1. Barrow County - 2,320 english professionals
  2. Appling County - 120 english professionals
  3. Houston County - 120 english professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that, by 2018, the number of english professionals in the state of Georgia will grow to 8,160. This would require a 18% growth in the field.


english professionals in Georgia earn $52,917 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. English professional in Georgia had varying salaries from $16,090 to $99,130 per year in 2010. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for english professionals:

  1. Barrow County - $55,403 per year
  2. Houston County - $49,230 per year
  3. Brooks County - $46,350 per year

English professionals in the following counties in Georgia make the lowest salaries on average:

  1. Hall County - $28,260 per year
  2. Banks County - $34,680 per year
  3. Burke County - $35,400 per year

The english professionals with highest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Technical Writer - $65,150 per year
  2. Creative Writer - $56,290 per year
  3. Literacy Teacher - $37,310 per year

The english professionals with lowest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Creative Writer - $56,290 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $37,310 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in English in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as language or creative writing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in English in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in English in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in English in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in English in Georgia
  • Certificate in English in Georgia

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 1,660 $37,310 -3.5%
Technical Writers 1,150 $65,150 7.5%
Writers and Authors 760 $56,290 -10.6%

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